Denmark, Norway, Holland, Belgium, and France fall to Hitler and Germany

Timeline… April 9, 1940 – Nazis invaded Denmark and Norway. May 10, 1940 – Nazis invaded France and Belgium. May 15, 1940 – Holland surrendered to the Nazis. What You need to know Beforehand: Scandinavia (Denmark, Norway and Sweden) was economically important to Germany Germany relied on iron ore from Sweden (shipped through Norway) to…